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#1 posted 11-13-2018 02:27 PM

I get that it’s supposed to float, but most of the underside will never be seen. If it were me, I would bring along some lengths of 6” 3/4 ply painted to the wall color. Hang the entire unit on the Z-bar, and then measure supports from the bottom edge of the unit to the floor and then install them on studs to transfer much of the load to the floor.

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